Our Team

We are blessed to have an incredible team of dedicated leadership and staff, guiding our guests from their first day in our shelters all the way through their journey to self-sufficiency. Scroll down to meet these valued members of Team TIS!


Julie Lowe

Executive Director


Fran Doran

Director of Operations

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Laura Richeson

Director of Development & Marketing


DeWayne Camper

Case Manager 443-258-3826

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Nancy Cummings

Volunteer Coordinator 410-690-3120

Support Staff

Cindy Covington

Marketing and Development Associate


Alex Burleson

Marketing and Development Assistant


Joyce Scharch

House Manager and Dinner Coordinator


Keith Camp

Overnight and Weekend Supervision


Hannah Palamaras

Overnight and Weekend Supervision


Ke’Shaune DeShields

Evening/Overnight Supervision


Trish Wojciechowski

Evening/Overnight Supervision


Ron Blake

Overnight Supervision


Will Steele

Maintenance Coordinator

Board of Directors


Peter Woicke

Board Chair


Julia McCalmon

Vice Chair


Lawrence Neviaser



Ross Benincasa


Ann Davis

Sandra Hack

Bill Browning

Debra Kamsheh

Rev. Nancy Sajda

Michelle Dappert

Rudy Reyes-Delcid

Ingrid Diaz-Lopez

Charlene DeShields